RICHMOND, Ind. —
The Richmond RiverRats scored 12 runs on 11 hits and used four Miners errors to defeat West Virginia 12-8 and snap the Miners win streak at six games.
The Miners lead in the Eastern Division of the Prospect League drops to four games with Butler’s win over Slippery Rock.
Jake Craft led the RiverRats with a triple and three RBI’s, while Robbie Stein and Trevor Kimm added a double and two RBIs apiece.
Kaeo Aliviado and Griffin Moore each had two hits and an RBI for the Miners.
Douglas Votolato, Dale Davis, Pat Kregeloh and Zach Woolcock each had a double for the Miners.
WestVirginia travels to Lorain County tonight to open a two-game series.
Richmond RiverRats 12,
West Virginia Miners 8
WVM: 202 000 103 — 8 9 4
RRR: 120 301 23x — 12 11 1
WVM: Joshua James, Will Thomas (4), Rolando Celis (6), Pat Kregeloh (7), Jordan Pemble (8) and Josh Galvan, Tyler Wilkins, RRR: Michael Chiaro, Scott Ashford (6), Connor Asay (8), Matt Brankle and Caleb Woodson. WP — Chiaro. LP — James. S — Brankle. Hitting — WVM: Douglas Votolato 1-5 (rbi, 2b), Dale davis 2-5 (r, 2b), Kaeo Aliviado 2-5 (2 r, rbi), Griffin Moore 2-4 (r, rbi), Pat Kregeloh 1-4 (r, rbi, 2b), Zach Woolcock 1-3 (rbi, 2b), Brandon Koch 0-0 (rbi); RRR: Jason Blum 1-2 (r, rbi), Robbie Stein 2-6 (r, 2 rbi, 2b), Garrett Ruckel 1-4 (rbi), Caleb Woodson 1-1, Trevor Kimm 2-4 (r, 2 rbi, 2b), Kyle Leslie 0-5 (2 r), Ted Williams 2-3 ( 3 r, rbi), Jake Craft 2-5 (2 r, 3 rbi, 3b).
Records: WVM (33-17); RRR (20-30).